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High court considers if Dundalk killer must be returned to Ohio (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court Tuesday grappled with whether a man found not criminally responsible in the stabbing death of his former Dundalk landlord must head to a state psychiatric facility or back to a prison in Ohio, where he ...

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No liability for good-faith release of involuntary patients: Md. high court (access required)

Neither a hospital nor its staff can be held civilly liable for the consequences of releasing an involuntarily admitted mental-health patient if they followed “in good faith” the statutory process for assessing admission criteria, Maryland’s top court unanimously has held.

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